Europe’s Hypocrisy Over the Migrant Crisis in Greece

The fire that devastated the Moria refugee and migrant camp generated lots of crocodile tears in the EU, yet the grave problem of 13,000...

Busting a Myth in Greece: It’s Not All Easy Money and Leisurely Coffees

By Benjamin Wylie-Black* Following on from a recent article about the decision not to open our hotel in Crete for 2020, there was a small...

The Historical Memory of Constantinople, 567 Years After the Fall

Michael Goodyear* May 29, 1453: the final Ottoman assault on Constantinople succeeds. Ottoman cannon fire had battered the great Theodosian Walls of the city. The...

Why We Moved to Greece

By Stephanie Trott* Part of me wishes I was Greek. Nothing excites me more, than the thought that one day I’ll be able to speak...

Greece Runs Out of Philotimo as Thousands Threaten to Overrun Borders

Along with the eerie footage of thousands of angry men trying to tear down the wire fence separating the West from Turkey amidst tear...

Massive Changes Greece May Experience in the 2020s

Greece has now left behind a decade of turmoil characterized by bankruptcy, austerity, political instability and social tension, and the country is entering the...

Greece Misses Chance to Capitalize on Iran Crisis at Trump Meeting

The meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday has left many Greeks uncertain whether...

Could Greece Force EU to Demand Repatriation of Parthenon Marbles after Brexit?

As Britain leaves the European Union, it is taking with it one of its members' most invaluable cultural treasures. It is likely now that...

Trump Bows to Erdogan Again: Where Does this Leave Greece?

The recent visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Washington has been an easy diplomatic victory for him, as U.S. President Donald Trump...

Bureaucratic Obstacles Make Voting Plan for Greeks Abroad a Meaningless Gesture

Greek political parties seemingly reached a consensus on Tuesday regarding the parameters of proposed legislation which will allow Greek expatriates to vote from their country...

What Might Turkish Offensive in Syria Mean for Greece?

The agreement between the United States and Turkey allowing the Turkish Army to advance in northern Syria and create a safety zone to supposedly...

An Ode to Santorini’s Silent Workers: The Donkeys and Mules that Built Greece’s Paradise

By Michael Ermogenis* There is no excuse for animal abuse, exploitation or cruelty. Let’s just state that up front, so there is no confusion about...

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